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What are homeopathic remedies for Tendinitis ? – Part 1

• Tendinitis is the painful inflammation of a tendon.
• There is inflammation in its ligaments.
• These ligaments attach the tendon to bone.
• This condition comes from the stress of repetitive movements.
• Acute or sudden tendinitis sometimes becomes chronic.

People get tendinitis most often in:
– The shoulder (rotator cuff tendinitis)
– Elbow (tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow)
– Wrist and thumb (de Quervain’s disease)
– Knee (jumper’s knee)
– Ankle (Achilles tendinitis)
– Hip. Calcific tendinitis
• Tendinitis occurs when calcium deposits build up in a joint.
• This condition occurs in people having chronic disease, like diabetes.

Signs and Symptoms of Tendinitis

• Swelling
• Tenderness
• Pain affecting limb
• Warmth and redness
• Crepitus (crackling)

Causes of Tendinitis

• Overuse
• Under training
• Poor technique in sports
• Repetitive movement in some jobs
• Falling
• Lifting heavy objects
• Extreme or repeated injury
• People who are overweight
• Pressure on tendons, ligaments, and bones
• Reiter syndrome
• Ankylosing spondylitis
• Autoimmune disorders

Diagnosis of Tendinitis

• Physical examination
• X-rays
• Other diagnostic tests

Treatment Options:
• Massage
• Strengthening exercises
• Physical therapy
• High energy shock wave therapy

Nutrition and Supplements
• Bromelain, 250 mg twice a day
• Vitamin C (250 – 500 mg two times a day)
• Calcium (1,500 mg a day)
• Magnesium (750 mg a day)
• Vitamin A (15,000 IU a day)
• Vitamin E (400 – 800 mg a day)
• Primrose oil (1,000 – 1,500 IU one to three times a day)
• Vitamin E
• Fish oil

Herbs
• Turmeric (Curcuma longa)
• Willow bark (Salix alba)
• Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) (3 cups of tea a day)
• Cat’s claw (Uncaria tomentosa)
• Devil’s claw (Harpagophytum procumbens)
• Boswellia (Boswellia serrata), 300 – 400 mg three times per day

Homeopathic Remedies for Tendinitis

1. Arnica Montana
This remedy is indicated to a person with the following symptoms
• injuries such as sprains and bruises
• injury to the soft tissue
• sudden, blunt trauma
• inflamed joint
• refuses help or to seek help
• they are very sore and bruised on many levels
• does not want to be touched
• feels better lying down with his/her feet higher than their head.
• good for after surgery for pain and reduction of swelling and bruising.

2. Rhus Toxicodendron
This remedy is indicated to a person with the following symptoms
• associated pain of the inflammation
• burning or bruised sensation
• sprain or injury to a tendon
• overuse or from an injury from repetitive stress

3. Ruta Graveolens
This remedy is indicated to a person with the following symptoms
• bruised or beaten
• inflammation will feel worse from cold air or applications
• gets worse in wet weather
• pain is relieved by motion
• tendinitis is slow to heal

4. Bryonia
This remedy is indicated to a person with the following symptoms
• for pains that are worse with the slightest motion or when jarred
• pain feels worse with cold
• better with heat

5. Aconite
This remedy is indicated to a person with the following symptoms:
• has a high state of anxiety after the accident
• talks about the fright of trauma
• shows intense fear
• restlessness
• has intense pain
• chilled before or during the accident
• complains about the cold.
• used for deep trauma to soft tissue
• does not want to be touched
• gets worse from cold drinks
• better with cold applications
• gets worse when warm in bed
• good after surgery to soft tissues.

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